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Weekly Links: Gender and the Alex Galchenyuk domestic violence case; Japanese women in the CWHL; Revisiting the “Punch-up in Piešťany”; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Montreal Canadiens player Alex Galchenyuk was allegedly attacked by his girlfriend, who was arrested on domestic violence charges. Paul Wheeler has an insightful look at how Galchenyuk has been treated (spoiler: misogynistic insults and questions about his sexuality and…

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Weekly Links: Structural challenges to women hockey writers; Amanda Kessel retires from NCAA; Sliding Loonie impacting NHL teams; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! If you missed it, check out Cheryl Macdonald’s review of Terry Ryan’s book Tales of a First-Round Nothing: My Life as an NHL Footnote. [Hockey in Society] A great read from Clare Austin on women hockey writers and the…

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Weekly Links: Remembering Pat Quinn and Viktor Tikhanov; Prince Albert Raiders drop controversial mascot; Impact of Arizona State in men’s NCAA hockey; and more

Two legendary hockey coaches passed away this week: Viktor Tikhanov, who coached the USSR through many successful decades in international hockey; and Pat Quinn, who coached Canada’s Gold Medal winning 2002 Olympic Men’s team and (in various stings between 1979 and 2010) the Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles Kings, Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Edmonton…

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Weekly Links: Voynov charged for domestic violence; Confronting racism in hockey; Ex-owner criticizes CHL’s treatment of junior players; Why the CHWL is great; and more

After an ongoing police investigation, the LA Kings’ Slava Voynov is being charged for violence against his spouse. [The Score] Really interesting article by Rick Westhead about the treatment of CHL junior players after they leave hockey, as ex-owner Mario Forgione states that “players are a disposable commodity.” [TSN] The new mascot for the WHL’s…

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Weekly Links: Reaction to Voynov’s arrest for domestic violence; Ex-players’ lawsuit against the Canadian Hockey League; Szabados and Raty play in men’s pro leagues; and more

Welcome to Hockey in Society’s Weekly Links post. This feature highlights articles or blog entries that are related to Hockey in Society’s areas of interest and that may be of interest to the site’s readers. Please check out some of the great writing that is happening in the hockey media and blogosphere! After a gunman…